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Humboldt State University — English/TESL

Program Type:
Master's International
Degrees Awarded:
English/TESL (MA)
Admissions Deadlines:

February 1.

Admissions Cycle:

Fall application opens October 1 – closes February 1.

Program Start:
Fall only.
Program Founded:
October, 2000


One-semester internship (academic credit granted) in teaching ESL before Peace Corps assignment for MI students. Four hours of academic credit will be earned for Peace Corps service through English 694: Reflections on Field Experience.


The Master's International Program at Humboldt State is offered as part of the Master of the Arts in English degree, with a graduate emphasis in TESL. Students will earn a minimum of forty-one (41) credit hours. Students are required to complete twenty-four (24) credits before Peace Corps service. Students will return to campus following Peace Corps service to complete remaining coursework and to write a paper based on their field experience.


BA in any field with a GPA of 3.0 or better, three letters of recommendation, a written statement of purpose, and HSU's standard graduate application. No prior study of linguistics or teaching experience is required, though students may be required to complete background courses in linguistics. Native speakers of English must study at least one language other than English.

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Mary Ann Creadon
Chair & Graduate Coordinator

Department of English
201 Founders Hall
Arcata, California 95521-8299
(707) 826-3758

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